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'Thrive in Abu Dhabi' programme launched to encourage global talent, investors to build their futures in the emirate

'Thrive in Abu Dhabi' programme launched to encourage global talent, investors to build their futures in the emirate

Talented professionals and students, plus investors, in priority sectors, are being encouraged to set down roots with their families in Abu Dhabi as part of a new programme that supports the emirate’s strategy to develop key areas such as culture, healthcare, research and development (R&D) and real estate.

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Why direct investing into private equity is an attractive option for family office investors, notwithstanding the challenges

Why direct investing into private equity is an attractive option for family office investors, notwithstanding the challenges

By Rosalyn Breedy (pictured), Partner, Wedlake Bell LLP – Private equity is an important asset class for family office investors principally because of the potential to earn attractive returns in a low yield interest environment but also because as an alternative asset class the returns tend not to be correlated with the public markets. 

FAMILY OFFICES

International Federation of Family Offices launches to support global family office ecosystem

International Federation of Family Offices launches to support global family office ecosystem

AFFO – the French Family Office Association – and AIFO – the Associazione Italiana Family Officer - have launched the International Federation of Family Offices (IFFO), an international alliance that seeks to bring together national family office associations from every country, in order to contribute to the international development of family office activities.